Providing for Those Who Serve

Today, we at The Heritage Foundation will honor Veterans Day by pausing to remember those who sacrifice in defense of freedom for our country. Heritage honors all who serve past and present in the United States Armed Forces, their families, and all military retirees and veterans. We solemnly remember those fallen men and women who gave the last full measure of devotion and will also not forget those who have yet to come home and remain missing in action.

On this national holiday we also take a closer look at how Congress plans to provide for those who serve. Yesterday, President Barack Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform released a report calling for $100 billion cuts to the defense budget. The Commission’s defense cuts would make America less safe and are thus completely irresponsible.

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